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A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon.

A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon.

A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon. A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon. Soon, she made up her mind: Once her grandsons entered preschool, she would embark on a trip of her own. She had bought a small white Volkswagen hatchback several years earlier, with …

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In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition.

In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition.

In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition. In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition. LAGOS, Nigeria — During the biggest demonstrations in Nigeria’s recent history, 13 women came together to support their fellow citizens risking their lives to march against police brutality. The women were all in their 20s and …

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Margaret C. Snyder, the U.N.’s ‘First Feminist,’ Dies at 91

Margaret C. Snyder, the U.N.’s ‘First Feminist,’ Dies at 91

Margaret C. Snyder, the U.N.’s ‘First Feminist,’ Dies at 91 Margaret C. Snyder, the U.N.’s ‘First Feminist,’ Dies at 91 “We were trying to make a paradigm shift from looking at women as mothers to looking at women and their economic activities,” said Thelma Awori, a former assistant secretary general of the United Nations who worked closely with Dr. Snyder. …

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From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama

Shortcomings: Timothee Chalamet and Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird

From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama N ot far into Tony McNamara’s droll drama The Great, currently airing on Channel 4, Catherine’s servant asks nervously: “Are you ready for tonight? You do know what …

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Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled

Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled

Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled Christina Crosby, 67, Dies; Feminist Scholar Wrote of Becoming Disabled Christina Crosby, an athletic woman who had just turned 50, was three miles into her bicycle-riding regimen near her home in Connecticut when her front spokes snagged a branch. The bike stopped dead, hurling Dr. Crosby to the pavement, the …

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With ‘I Hate Men,’ a French Feminist Touches a Nerve

With ‘I Hate Men,’ a French Feminist Touches a Nerve

With ‘I Hate Men,’ a French Feminist Touches a Nerve With ‘I Hate Men,’ a French Feminist Touches a Nerve PARIS — If it hadn’t been for a man, Pauline Harmange’s literary debut, “I Hate Men,” might have gone unnoticed. The feminist essay, which makes a case for shunning men as a legitimate defense mechanism against widespread misogyny, was initially …

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Why do many feminist influencer books look so similar?

Mother investigated for making kidnap claims against Latino couple

Why do many feminist influencer books look so similar? Why do many feminist influencer books look so similar? E arly in December a debate began to simmer on social media over the resemblance of two popular women’s empowerment books released in 2020: Chidera Eggerue’s How to Get Over a Boy (published in February by Quadrille Publishing) and Florence Given’s Women …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87 “I surely would not be in this room today without the determined efforts of men and women who kept dreams alive, dreams of equal citizenship.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the Supreme Court’s feminist icon. Small, soft-spoken, yet fiercely …

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Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93

Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93

Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93 Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93 Gisèle Halimi, a French lawyer, activist and author who championed feminist causes and other human rights efforts for more than seven decades, playing a key role in the decriminalization of abortion in France, died at her home in Paris on …

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Overlooked No More: Valerie Solanas, Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol

Overlooked No More: Valerie Solanas, Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol

Overlooked No More: Valerie Solanas, Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol Overlooked No More: Valerie Solanas, Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. This month we’re adding the stories of important L.G.B.T.Q. figures. On June 3, 1968, Valerie Solanas walked into Andy …

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